- Tun·ku [too ng-koo] /ˈtʊŋ ku/, 1903–90, Malaysian political leader: first prime minister of Malaya 1957–63 and prime minister of Malaysia 1963–70.
- Prince Ab·dul [ahb-dool] /ˈɑb dul/, 1903–90, Malayan political leader: prime minister of Malaya 1957–63; premier of Malaysia 1963–70.
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Examples from the Web for abdul rahman
When Chasda received his letter, his patron, Abdul-Rahman, had died.
Abdul-Rahman was pleased with the completion of a work which, according to his thinking, lent great splendor to his reign.
Thereupon Abdul-Rahman kept the German envoys waiting for a whole year before admitting them to an audience.
- Tunku. 1903–90, Malaysian statesman; prime minister of Malaya (1957–63) and of Malaysia (1963–70)
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